BABY "D"

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BABY "D"
    • Operator : DENET TOWING SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 300
  • Location
    • City : VENICE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 21
  • Size
    • Register length : 47.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 47.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 14 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 514195

DENET TOWING SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

OB

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  • Construction : Steel

RHEA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DEJEANNE MARIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JERROLD JR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OCEAN PRIDE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAPA D

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

SAR Officer Caleb Halle Receives 2023 IMO Bravery Award

SAR Officer Caleb Halle Receives 2023 IMO Bravery Award

The 2023 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea has been presented to Caleb Halle, Aviation Survival Technician Second Class (AST2) of the United States Coast Guard (USCG). He was recognized for the outstanding courage, endurance and determination he showed during the rescue of the seven-strong crew of the tugboat Legacy in January 2023.

Mediterranean Boat Carrying 500 Migrants has Disappeared, Rescuers Say

Mediterranean Boat Carrying 500 Migrants has Disappeared, Rescuers Say

A boat carrying about 500 migrants, including a newborn baby and pregnant women, has disappeared in the central Mediterranean, two charities said on Friday. Alarm Phone, a group that picks up calls from migrant vessels in distress, said it lost contact with the boat on Wednesday morning.

US West Coast Ports Regain Lost Volume as Competitive Pressure Mounts

US West Coast Ports Regain Lost Volume as Competitive Pressure Mounts

Some U.S. importers who shifted cargo away from West Coast ports to rival gateways over fears that labor contract talks could disrupt shipments have begun bringing some of that volume back, even as those negotiations stretch into their 13th month, company supply chain executives said.

Fire on Philippine Ferry Kills 29; 225 Rescued

Fire on Philippine Ferry Kills 29; 225 Rescued

Philippine rescuers searched the smoldering ruins of a burnt-out ferry on Thursday for any survivors or more victims of a fire that swept through the inter-island vessel killing 29 people, including a 6-month-old baby, authorities said.Investigators have yet to identify the cause of the fire that started at about 11 p.m.

Deteriorated Bollard Caused Drillship Breakaway and Collision

Deteriorated Bollard Caused Drillship Breakaway and Collision

A deteriorated bollard led to a Valaris drillship breaking away and colliding with a bulk carrier in Pascagoula, Miss. last year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Thursday.On March 12, 2022, the mobile offshore drilling unit Valaris DS-16 was in the process of being reactivated at the ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore Shipyard (STEHMO) when it broke away from the dock

Valaris Takes Delivery of Two New Drillships

Valaris Takes Delivery of Two New Drillships

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Killer Whales Biting Boats? Close Encounters of the Curious Kind

Killer Whales Biting Boats? Close Encounters of the Curious Kind

Off the coast of Spain and Portugal, killer whales have been biting boats. And the famous beluga whale nicknamed “Hvaldimir” has popped up again – this time in Sweden. When first spotted in Norway in 2019, wearing a suspicious harness, some suggested he could be a Russian spy.These unusual human-wildlife interactions raise questions about managing risk.

Eye on Design: Prying Gas Stoves from Dead Fingers

Eye on Design: Prying Gas Stoves from Dead Fingers

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Drilling Roundup: New Contracts and New Carbon Storage Activity

Drilling Roundup: New Contracts and New Carbon Storage Activity

Esgian has published its Week 48 Rig Market Roundup highlighting that new contract awards were revealed for a Velesto Drilling jackup, two Seadrill drillships and a Dolphin Drilling semisub. Meanwhile, Wintershall Dea is planning to drill a new carbon storage well in Norway.ContractsMalaysia’s Velesto Drilling has agreed on an extension of a contract with Carigali Hess Operating Company for

US Invests Nearly $10 Million to Advance Marine Energy

US Invests Nearly $10 Million to Advance Marine Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $10 million for seven projects that will accelerate development and testing of marine energy technologies. These investments advance research on wave-powered technology for use in seawater desalination and support a feasibility study for a potential ocean current test facility.

Schottel to Provide Full Propulsion Packages for Edda Wind's New CSOVs

Schottel to Provide Full Propulsion Packages for Edda Wind's New CSOVs

Marine propulsion specialist Schottel will equip four Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) being built by the Norwegian VARD Group with full propulsion packages.The package per vessel consists of two SCHOTTEL Dynamic RudderPropellers type SRP 460 D, one SCHOTTEL Retractable RudderPropeller type SRP 380 R, and two SCHOTTEL TransverseThrusters type STT 5.